Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Tire leak

asked by on

There is a slow leak in the tire.

Hi! The area that a tire can lose air is very limited. The air loss will come from either a damaged rim, leaking valve stems or tire puncture. Most punctures can be repaired but not all. I suggest that a technician inspect the rim for damages as well as the tire for punctures and valve stem for leakage.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: 4x4 issues

Hello and thanks for your question. When you shift from 2WD to 4WD the vacuum solenoid is to help switch the transfer case from 2WD to 4WD a slow to no speed. If you changed the vacuum solenoid and nothing...

Q: What requirements should be followed for tires used on my car?

The tires that came on your Accord from the dealer complied with all Federal Safety Requirements set forth by the US federal government. However, it’s important that any replacement tires you purchase and have installed do as well. It’s also...

Q: hissing sound when accelerating - 2014 Volkswagen Tiguan

Hello. The sound you are hearing is most likely a vacuum or intake manifold leak. The vacuum created by the engine is crucial for proper intake of fuel and air, as well as the combustion inside of the chamber. Now...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...